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Judy A. Mares

October 3, 1942 — February 2, 2023

Judy A. Mares


Judy Mares October 3, 1942 – February 2, 2023

Preceded in death by parents Sylvester and Marcella (Greisen) Krings, Mary Jane O’gara, sister, and William Stenger, brother in law.

Survived by husband John, daughters Suzanne (Todd) Kathol, Rhonda (John) Spady, grandchildren Anna (Christopher) Miller, Grace Kathol, Ross Kathol, Jack Spady, Shae Spady and fiancé Harrison Phillips.  Siblings, Betty (Abe) Sleddens, Bernice Stenger, brother-in-law Richard O’Gara, Jim (Debbie) Krings, Ginger (Don) Wegener, Dean (Laurie) Krings, Bill Krings and many nieces and nephews.

Judy was born in 1942 to Sylvester and Marcella Krings in Humphrey, Ne.  She graduated from St. Francis High School in 1960.  In 1963 she married John Mares in Humphrey. Through the years they have lived in Columbus, North Platte, and Kearney, NE in relation to John’s work.  In the year 2000 they moved to West Omaha to be near grandchildren. After a brief battle with pancreatic cancer, Judy died at her home surrounded by family.                  

 Visitation Monday 5 - 6:30 PM with Vigil Service 6:30 PM at Roeder Mortuary. Memorial Service 10:00 AM Tuesday (2/7/23)  at St. Patrick Catholic Church 508 Angus St. Gretna.  Memorials to the family to be determined later.

Roeder Mortuary, Inc. - Gretna Chapel

11710 Standing Stone - Gretna, NE -



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